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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Friday, July 14, 1989

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,493

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Eurasian wheat : EMMER
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Napoleon's sometime address : ELBA
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Hillside dugout : ABRI
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Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
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Sal et al. : GALS
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Riv. flowing into a larger riv. : TRIB
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Chicanery : HOCUSPOCUS
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Anklebones : TALI
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Dynamo parts : STATORS
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Sells directly to consumers : RETAILS
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Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
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Part of a bridle : REIN
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Cutting-tool benders : SAWSETS
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Kind of comic : STANDUP
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Kimono sash : OBI
33
Psalm word : SELAH
35
Old World blackbird : MERLE
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Mountain passes : COLS
38
Peloponnesian dialect : DORIC
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Computer fare : DATA
41
Landed peasant in the czars' Russia : KULAK
43
Rinds : PEELS
45
Vex : IRK
46
Colorless, fragrant liquid : STYRENE
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City near Monterey Bay : SALINAS
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Nucha or nuque : NAPE
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A Burmese native : MON
52
Evokes : ELICITS
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Entangle : EMBROIL
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River near Eboli : SELE
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Uproar : HURLYBURLY
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Lime or brick follower : KILN
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Biographer Ludwig : EMIL
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Certain curves : ESSES
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Utters : SAYS
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Central N.Y. city : ROME
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___ Island Red : RHODE
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Old English letters : ETHS
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Subject to debate : MOOT
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Insulating silicate : MICA
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Extracts with a solvent : ELUTES
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Cobbles, in a way : RESOLES
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These may take trips : EGOS
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It's 100,000 in New Delhi : LAC
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Obscure : BLUR
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State : ASSERT
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Reached : ATTAINED
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Loss caused by emigration for profit : BRAINDRAIN
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Brooklet : RILL
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Long-billed wader : IBIS
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Chattered : PRATED
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A live or a nine, e.g. : TEAM
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Short hose : SOCKS
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In re : ABOUT
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Perforce : WILLYNILLY
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Site for a wedeln : SLOPE
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Flings : SHIES
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Becomes weak, thin and sickly : PEAKS
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A verb for you : ARE
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Crusaders' foes : SARACENS
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Cold and damp : CLAMMY
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French military cap : KEPI
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Slaver : SLOBBER
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Lower : NETHER
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Event when a dam breaks : INRUSH
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N. Pole dwellers : ESKS
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___ Organa, "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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Swiss linear unit : ELLE
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Bear, to Luigi : ORSO
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"___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
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Cause symptoms to subside : LYSE
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Felly : RIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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